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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 April 2016

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1

The River Plate is formed from the confluence of which two rivers?

A
Uruguay and Paraná
B
Uruguay and Rio Negro
C
San Salvador and Grande
D
Quarai and Santa Lucia
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2

John Wayne played the lead role of whom in the 1958 film "The Conqueror"?

A
El Cid
B
Che Guevara
C
Genghis Khan
D
Saladin
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3

What, among other things, was special about 2015?

A
The first same sex civil partnerships in Scotland are celebrated
B
The highest global average temperature on record
C
The sixteenth country joins the Eurozone
D
Iran’s Pishgam rocket successfully completed a return trip of sending a monkey into space
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4

What was the family name of the Mafia mob depicted in the "Godfather" movies?

A
Berlusconi
B
Mussolini
C
Corleone
D
Ravioli
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5

What can describe a phlegmatic person?

A
Even-tempered
B
A person with a throaty cough
C
Excited
D
A student of Greek
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6

What was the occupation of the founder of Guy's Hospital, London?

A
Surgeon
B
Bookseller
C
Army officer
D
Merchant
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7

What was unusual about the 1960 Olympic marathon win by Abebe Bikila?

A
He stopped during the race to talk to a spectator
B
He was 5th on the road. The first 4 were disqualified
C
His number blew off. He was not easily identified
D
He ran barefoot
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